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Oral Roberts University

7777 S Lewis Ave, Tulsa, OK 74171-0001
+1 918-495-6161
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Good photo op

Crazy spot for a few photos if you are passing through Tulsa why not stop and see what all the fuss... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
jhar2013
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Wallasey, United Kingdom
Amazing Architecture

Stopped by to see the Giant Praying Hands sculpture and were surprised by the number of... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
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7777 S Lewis Ave, Tulsa, OK 74171-0001
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Crazy spot for a few photos if you are passing through Tulsa why not stop and see what all the fuss is about.

Thank jhar2013
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Stopped by to see the Giant Praying Hands sculpture and were surprised by the number of futuristic buildings on the campus. Very easy to drive through - Make sure to walk over to the Prayer Tower.

Thank jtravelCa
Reviewed 15 February 2017

A great site to visit. We all need to pray more and this is a lovely reminder that we are not in it alone

Thank Cindy W
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I always watched Oral Roberts on TV when I was younger. I moved down to Tulsa and was able to see the campus in person. For sure a must see place if you are ever in the area.

Thank Katie H
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

This review is not about my religious views or faith. This is about seeing a place that was one man's vision and how he was able to accomplish that vision. This is open to the public to see. The hands are definitely inspiring, as is...More

Thank Karl G
Reviewed 4 November 2016

One thing about evangelist Oral Roberts - he was a believer in thinking big. When he started building the university that bears his name, Roberts made sure to have some interesting architecture be part of the landscape. A large prayer towner might be the best...More

Thank BBailey182
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Was not disappointed with my photos of the Praying Hands. The sculpture stands 60' high and weighs 30 tons. It is the largest bronze sculpture in the world. Very Impressive.

Thank Sally S
Reviewed 18 October 2016

A place full of wonder. Lovely atmosphere, in the park, gardens and in the surrounding buildings. Met a lovely on campus student, who helped and prayed with us. what a pleasant day.

Thank bella50donna
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Not much to see, but well done sculpture of a pair of praising hands, on the back is shows the one who died doing the god's works

Thank Nissdk
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

For the six of us traveling from Austin to Tulsa, we had some time to fill in. We stopped at ORU to see the 60' praying hands and decided to visit the 200' tall prayer tower. There are great views of the campus from there....More

Thank Mike C
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